- Adopted at birth by middle-class teachers.
- Knew he wanted to become an actor while in primary school.
- Honed his acting chops with Britain's National Youth Theatre.
- Pursued stand-up comedy for a time during his college years.
- Joined the amateur theatrical Footlights Dramatic Club while at Cambridge.
- Discovered by British theatrical-film director Peter Hall, who spotted him in a Footlights production of Macbeth opposite Hall's daughter Rebecca.
- Editor-at-large for the Junket, an online quarterly magazine.
- Writes a column for the Sunday Telegraph (a British newspaper).
- 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
- 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
- Willow — Daughter
- Susie Hariet — Wife
- University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England (English Literature, 2004)
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- Birth Name: Daniel Jonathan Stevens
- Birth Place: Croydon, Surrey, England
- Profession: Actor
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